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Chef's Table: 8-course Themed Degustation "Surprise Me"

Chef's Table: 8-course Themed Degustation "Surprise Me"

Apr 12, 6:30pm - Apr 12, 10:30pm+16Apr 26, 6:30pm - Apr 26, 10:30pmMay 10, 6:30pm - May 10, 10:30pmMay 24, 6:30pm - May 24, 10:30pmJun 14, 6:30pm - Jun 14, 10:30pmJun 28, 6:30pm - Jun 28, 10:30pmJul 12, 6:30pm - Jul 12, 10:30pmJul 26, 6:30pm - Jul 26, 10:30pmAug 9, 6:30pm - Aug 9, 10:30pmAug 30, 6:30pm - Aug 30, 10:30pmSep 13, 6:30pm - Sep 13, 10:30pmSep 27, 6:30pm - Sep 27, 10:30pmOct 11, 6:30pm - Oct 11, 10:30pmOct 25, 6:30pm - Oct 25, 10:30pmNov 8, 6:30pm - Nov 8, 10:30pmNov 22, 6:30pm - Nov 22, 10:30pmDec 13, 6:30pm - Dec 13, 10:30pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Get ready for an unforgettable culinary journey at Chef's Table, an 8-course degustation crafted around a "surprise" central ingredient.

GRAB YOUR SEAT AT OUR CHEF'S TABLE
"Surprise Me" 8-course themed degustation
Join us for an unforgettable culinary experience at Life's Too Short Bar in East Melbourne!
Indulge in a once-off bespoke degustation extravaganza consisting of 8 courses crafted around a single secret ingredient, often selected the day before …
The question is, are you willing to take the journey into the unknown?
Our talented chefs will guide you on a gastronomic journey, creating dishes that may surprise you but will surely delight you. Located at Tribeca Arcade on Victoria Parade, our cozy venue in Melbourne's old historic cellar c.1854 provides the perfect setting for this in-person event.
Starting with an Amuse Bouche, two entrees follow, then two mains, a cheese course, pre-dessert and then the dessert finale, often leaving guests happily stuffed to the brim after their food and wine journey around Europe, Australia and even the world. All dietary requirements can usually be catered for with 48 hours or more notice.
Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to savour the flavours of our "Surprise Me" menu.
Book your spot now!

NOTE: This is usually a gluten-free and coeliac-safe menu. An optional wine pairing is available at an additional charge, or you can purchase drinks from our extensive drinks menu.
To see samples of previous menus, click here .
wine pairing
Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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SALAMI & WINE: Matching with Chef Sigrid

SALAMI & WINE: Matching with Chef Sigrid

Apr 13, 2:00pm - Apr 13, 5:00pm+2Apr 19, 2:00pm - Apr 19, 5:00pmApr 27, 2:00pm - Apr 27, 5:00pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Join us for an epic session featuring a mouthwatering exploration of six artisan salami, matched to fine back-vintage wines

SALAMI & WINE: Matching with Chef Sigrid

Join us for a delicious afternoon of salami and wine pairing at Life's Too Short Bar in East Melbourne. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds as we explore the perfect combinations of salami from Goose on the Loose and The Salami Shack matched to a selection of exquisite back-vintage wines.

This in-person event will take place at the charming Life's Too Short Bar in Tribeca Arcade on Victoria Parade. Don't miss out on this opportunity to satisfy your love of charcuterie and discover the wonderful world of artisan salami and wine.

Grab your friends and come indulge in this fun and informative event!


Sample Line Up:
Camel & Juniper | NV DOC Prosecco (Italy) Wild Boar | 2015 Viognier Marsanne (VIC) Venison, Cranberry & Pink Peppercorn | 2018 Grenache Rose (France) Duck & Juniper | 2020 Pinot Noir (NZ) Beef & Horsradish | 2018 Crianza (Spain) Kangaroo & Chilli | 2015 Shiraz (VIC)
Served with Accompaniments: artisan breads, house Tequila olives and some cheese.
NOTE: This is a gluten-free and coeliac-safe menu except for the bread (gfo). The wines are 50ml Pours and the Salami are approx. 50 grams of each so it's a hearty late lunch!

Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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12 interested
GIN-DULGENT High Tea

GIN-DULGENT High Tea

Apr 14, 2:00pm - Apr 14, 4:30pm+1May 12, 2:00pm - May 12, 4:30pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Join us for a luxurious afternoon of indulging in delicious gin cocktails and delectable high tea treats at Gin-Dulgent High Tea!

GIN-DULGENT High Tea
Welcome to Gin-Dulgent High Tea at Life's Too Short Bar!
Join us for a gin-erous afternoon of indulgence in the heart of East Melbourne. Revel in our in-gin-eous high tea unlike any other with a 2.5hour Mixologist/Chef guided experience.
The afternoon includes 2 Gin-based Tea-inspired cocktails, 1 classic GnT matched to your palate, bottomless sparkling wine and/or fine teas from our Tea Menu by High Tea with Harriet (9 varieties available), all in a charming setting at Tribeca Arcade . The food changes each event, matched to the gin botanicals. Savoury bites feature juniper, coriander and almond, PLUS there's a cheese platter with our famous gin and kumquat marmalade, PLUS a platter of curated sweet delights featuring orange, lemon, liquorice and chocolate. All food is gluten-free and most dietaries can be catered for with 24+hr notice. Non-drinkers can substitute for gin-mocktails and non-alcoholic sparkling wine. Treat yourself to this unique experience that combines the elegance of high tea with the bold flavors of gin. Don't miss out on this opportunity to unwind and socialize with friends while enjoying the finer things in life.

Note: This event is sponsored by Bombay and Strangelove so that we can make it exceptional value and you can save over $45 per person! ($140+ value for $95pp)
Want the party to continue afterwards? Try our 30 ecclectic gins expertly matched to one of 15 Strangelove, Fever-Tree or Sodasmith tonics and sodas. That's 450 different taste combinations to explore!

Book your spot now for an unforgettable experience!

Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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10 interested
Social Wines with Sommelier Antony

Social Wines with Sommelier Antony

Apr 14, 6:30pm - Apr 14, 9:30pm+4May 26, 6:30pm - May 26, 9:30pmJun 16, 6:30pm - Jun 16, 9:30pmJul 21, 7:00pm - Jul 21, 10:00pmAug 11, 7:00pm - Aug 11, 10:00pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Get ready to make some new friends in this sommelier-led event where you can learn about and taste back-vintage wines - includes $30 credit

Includes $30 F&B Credit - Small Group Setting - Sommelier Led

Join us for Social Wines and get ready to make some new friends. Led by qualified Sommelier Antony Anderson (WSET3, WSET4 pending), this evening involves a free tasting of three of our back-vintage (old) wines, and some wine education, followed by your choice of dinner items and additional drinks from our extensive menus.

We'll be gathering at Life's Too Short Bar , located in the vibrant Tribeca Arcade on Victoria Parade , East Melbourne, VIC, Australia, where you can meet likeminded wine lovers and discuss all things wine, food, and common connections and interests.

Your ticket includes a $30 voucher towards food and drinks purchased on the evening, making your ticket (almost) free.

Reserve your spot now - Then bring your appetite, sense of humour, and join us for a night of conversation, cuisine and, of course, wine!

Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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LIVE JAZZ: in Melbourne's Historic Bluestone Cellar c1854

LIVE JAZZ: in Melbourne's Historic Bluestone Cellar c1854

Apr 18, 7:00pm - Apr 18, 10:00pm+35Apr 25, 7:00pm - Apr 25, 10:00pmMay 2, 7:00pm - May 2, 10:00pmMay 9, 7:00pm - May 9, 10:00pmMay 16, 7:00pm - May 16, 10:00pmMay 23, 7:00pm - May 23, 10:00pmMay 30, 7:00pm - May 30, 10:00pmJun 6, 7:00pm - Jun 6, 10:00pmJun 13, 7:00pm - Jun 13, 10:00pmJun 20, 7:00pm - Jun 20, 10:00pmJun 27, 7:00pm - Jun 27, 10:00pmJul 4, 7:00pm - Jul 4, 10:00pmJul 11, 7:00pm - Jul 11, 10:00pmJul 18, 7:00pm - Jul 18, 10:00pmJul 25, 7:00pm - Jul 25, 10:00pmAug 1, 7:00pm - Aug 1, 10:00pmAug 8, 7:00pm - Aug 8, 10:00pmAug 15, 7:00pm - Aug 15, 10:00pmAug 22, 7:00pm - Aug 22, 10:00pmAug 29, 7:00pm - Aug 29, 10:00pmSep 5, 7:00pm - Sep 5, 10:00pmSep 12, 7:00pm - Sep 12, 10:00pmSep 19, 7:00pm - Sep 19, 10:00pmSep 26, 7:00pm - Sep 26, 10:00pmOct 3, 7:00pm - Oct 3, 10:00pmOct 10, 7:00pm - Oct 10, 10:00pmOct 17, 7:00pm - Oct 17, 10:00pmOct 24, 7:00pm - Oct 24, 10:00pmOct 31, 7:00pm - Oct 31, 10:00pmNov 7, 7:00pm - Nov 7, 10:00pmNov 14, 7:00pm - Nov 14, 10:00pmNov 21, 7:00pm - Nov 21, 10:00pmNov 28, 7:00pm - Nov 28, 10:00pmDec 5, 7:00pm - Dec 5, 10:00pmDec 12, 7:00pm - Dec 12, 10:00pmDec 19, 7:00pm - Dec 19, 10:00pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Get ready to groove to the soulful tunes of live jazz in for an unforgettable night of music, history, great food and fine wines.

Live Jazz in Melbourne's Historic Bluestone Cellar c1854
Join us for a groovy night of jazz in the heart of Melbourne! Every Thursday night experience the magic of live music in the historic Bluestone Cellar, which dates back to 1854.
Get ready to tap your feet and sway to the rhythm as our talented musicians play their own unique style of jazz at Life's Too Short Bar - from reinterpretations of jazz classics, to jazz manouche, and even jazz-blues.
Located in the vibrant Tribeca Arcade on Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia, this in-person event promises an unforgettable evening filled with soulful melodies and infectious beats.
Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich jazz culture of Melbourne!

The Line Up:
Each Thursday evening from 01 February to 19 December 2024.
Please note that the music played is 'background' rather than performance as we are located in a residential area with strict noise level controls. We do ask that you keep your conversation low so out of respect for the artists and so that everyone can enjoy the music.

The Acts:

MARK MORAND Mark is a prolific Melbourne jazz guitarist whose current productions include '32 Bars', the Jennifer Salisbury Duo, Trio & Quartet, Susy Hull sings Gershwin, and Jennifer Salisbury sings Cole Porter. He performs regularly in Melbourne jazz venues, including Paris Cat Jazz Club, Lido Jazz Room and the Victorian Jazz Club. He has recently appeared at the Castlemaine, Port Fairy and Newport Jazz Festivals.
Dates: 01 & 15 February, 07 & 21 March, 04 & 18 April, 02 May, 06 & 20 June, 04 & 18 July, 01 & 15 August, 05 & 19 September, 03 & 17 October, 07 & 21 November, 05 & 19 December

ADAM RUSSO
Melbourne-based guitarist Adam Russo has quietly carved out a niche as a gifted rhythm guitarist and banjo player in the city’s thriving traditional jazz scene over the last decade. Drawing influence from a wide spectrum of six-string slingers, from jazz greats like Julian Lage and Matt Munisteri to folk pickers like Molly Tuttle and Kenneth Pattengale, Adam can often be found performing with jazz manouche trio ‘Catfish’ or swinging hard with ‘The Swinging Cat’s Pyjamas’.
Dates: Dates: 08 & 22 February, 28 March, 11 April, 09 & 16 & 30 May, 13 June, 11 July, 08 & 22 August, 12 September, 10 October, 14 November, 12 December

CINDY & PAOLO
Cindy Pennalligen is a New Zealand-born Soul/Jazz/Blues Singer/Songwriter with a smoky, sexy, soulful voice. Cindy is a seasoned musician, also regularly performing with her trio, Cindy & Co. At Life's Too Short, she will touch your heart and soul with her vocal style, which she has performed in many venues and with many bands across Melbourne. She is joined by legendary guitarist Paolo Taliana, who has toured with some of the biggest names in music - The Supremes, The Drifters, John Farnham, Normie Rowe, and Col Elliot, to name a few. A specialist instrumental music teacher and band leader, Paolo loves to play RnB, Jazz and Blues.
Dates: 29 February, 14 March, 25 April, 23 May, 27 June, 25 July, 29 August, 26 September, 31 October, 28 November

Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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CHEESE & WINE: Matching with Chef Sigrid

CHEESE & WINE: Matching with Chef Sigrid

Apr 20, 3:00pm - Apr 20, 5:00pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Join us for an epic session featuring a mouthwatering exploration of seven artisan cheese, matched to fine back-vintage wines

CHEESE & WINE: Matching with Chef Sigrid

Join us for a delicious afternoon of cheese and wine pairing at Life's Too Short Bar in East Melbourne. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds as we explore the perfect combinations of artisan cheese from all over the world matched to a selection of exquisite back-vintage wines.

This in-person event will take place at the charming Life's Too Short Bar in Tribeca Arcade on Victoria Parade. Don't miss out on this opportunity to satisfy your love of fine cheese and discover the wonderful world of cheese and wine matching.

Grab your friends and come indulge in this fun and informative event!


Sample Line Up:
Air-Fried Halloumi (AUS) | NV DOC Prosecco (Italy) Triple Cream Brie (Adelaide Hills)| 2020 Torrontes (VIC) Taleggio (Italy) | 2017 Trebianno D'Abruzzo (Italy) Cranberry Wensleydale (England) | 2018 Rose (France) Truffle Ricante (Spain) | 2020 Pinot Noir (NZ) Gruyère (Swiss Alps) | 2020 GSM (SA) Aged Cheddar (NZ) | 2015 Shiraz (VIC)
Served with gluten-free crackers.
NOTE: This is a gluten-free and coeliac-safe menu. The cheese and wines may change due to availability and what's perfectly ripe and in stock. All wines are minimum 50ml Pours and the Cheese are 40 - 50 grams each, so it's a definite cheese fest!

Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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12 interested
PRIVATE CELLAR: YV Chardonnay Retrospective Dinner

PRIVATE CELLAR: YV Chardonnay Retrospective Dinner

Apr 20, 6:30pm - Apr 20, 10:30pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Join us for a fun night of tasting and reminiscing about all things chardonnay at our Yarra Valley Chardonnay Retrospective event!

CHARDONNAY DINNER:
A Yarra Valley Retrospective

Join us for a special once-only Chardonnay Retrospective ! Join our sommelier, Antony Anderson (WSET4), for a delightful evening of exploring the history and flavors of this beloved wine from the Yarra Valley over a perfectly matched 3-course dinner.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to indulge in six Chardonnays from four top Yarra Valley wineries, and expand your palate. The event will be held at Life's Too Short Bar located in Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia.

Grab your ticket and get ready to sup, sip, savor, and socialize in a cozy atmosphere surrounded by fellow wine enthusiasts.
See you there!

The Line Up:
BRACKET 1 2014 St Huberts Chardonnay 2015 Yering Station Estate Chardonnay Chicken, Leek & Brie Tart (gf) BRACKET 2 2012 vs 2013 Coldstream Hills Chardonnay Coq Au Vin Blanc with Paris Mash (gf) BRACKET 3 2010 Yeringberg Chardonnay 2011 Coldstream Hills Deer Farm Chardonnay Artisan Cheese plate & accompaniments (gf/v) Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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NEVRA'S Big Turkish Brunch

NEVRA'S Big Turkish Brunch

Apr 21, 12:30pm - Apr 21, 3:00pm+2Sep 1, 12:30pm - Sep 1, 3:00pmOct 27, 12:30pm - Oct 27, 3:00pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Get yourself an authentic taste of Istanbul by joining Sous Chef Nevra for a uniquely Turkish brunch and experience her old family recipes.

SOUS CHEF NEVRA'S
Big Turkish Brunch


Just three times a year you can get yourself an authentic taste of Istanbul without the airfare by joining us at Sous Chef Nevra's Big Turkish Brunch to celebrate Turkey's National Days.

Crafted from her authentic Turkish family recipes , you can enjoy a serpme kahvalti (breakfast spread) of house-made delicacies: Turkish eggs, gozleme or borek, cured meats, dips, olives, cucumber & tomato, fresh cheeses, herbs, figs in chai milk, fruits & nuts honey yoghurt with oats, fresh-baked sourdough (simit) with honey cream and house-made sour cherry jam, yoghurt drink, Turkish tea and/or Turkish coffee.
Nevra will even do a Gozleme or Borek demonstration if you ask nicely!

Celebration Schedule: 21 APR: National Sovereignty and Children's Day (for 23 APR) 01 SEP: Victory Day (for 30 AUG) 27 OCT: Republic Day (for 29 OCT)

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to explore the tastes (and sounds) of authentic Istanbul. The event will be held at Life's Too Short Bar located in Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia.

Grab your ticket and get ready to feast ... remember to come hungry!
See you there!

Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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Writing, Words & Wine

Writing, Words & Wine

Apr 22, 6:30pm - Apr 22, 9:30pm+8May 6, 6:30pm - May 6, 9:30pmMay 20, 6:30pm - May 20, 9:30pmJun 3, 6:30pm - Jun 3, 9:30pmJun 17, 6:30pm - Jun 17, 9:30pmJul 1, 6:30pm - Jul 1, 9:30pmJul 15, 6:30pm - Jul 15, 9:30pmJul 29, 6:30pm - Jul 29, 9:30pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Get ready for an epic evening of writing while sipping delicious wine, where your creativity can flow, and your stories come to life!

Active Writing Session Small Group, Private Space, No Talking

Join us for Writing, Words & Wine ! Led by published author Sigrid de Castella, this active writing session is designed to unleash your imagination with soft "writing" music and inspiring wines.

We'll be gathering at Life's Too Short Bar , located in the vibrant Tribeca Arcade on Victoria Parade , East Melbourne, VIC, Australia, where you can carve out some personal time to unwind with a glass of fine wine while indulging in your love for writing and words.

Your ticket includes a $10 voucher towards wine, beer and soft drinks to purchase on the day, making your ticket (almost) free.

Reserve your spot now - Then bring your laptop, and join us for a night of creativity and achievement!

Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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Old & Rare Wine Tastings with Sommelier Antony

Old & Rare Wine Tastings with Sommelier Antony

Apr 24, 6:30pm - Apr 24, 9:30pm+3May 22, 6:30pm - May 22, 9:30pmJun 19, 6:30pm - Jun 19, 9:30pmJul 10, 6:30pm - Jul 10, 9:30pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Get ready to taste make new friends in this sommelier-led event where you can learn about and taste 7 old wines - includes $45 dining credit

Includes $45 Dining Credit - Small Group Setting - Sommelier Led

Y our Wednesday wines just got a whole lot finer!

Join us for Old & Rare Wines Tastings and get ready to make some new friends. Led by qualified Sommelier Antony Anderson (WSET3, WSET4 pending), this evening involves a free tasting of seven back-vintage (old) wines, and some wine education, followed by your choice of dinner items and additional drinks from our extensive menus.

We'll be gathering at Life's Too Short Bar , located in the vibrant Tribeca Arcade on Victoria Parade , East Melbourne, VIC, Australia, where you can meet likeminded wine lovers and discuss all things wine, food, and common connections and interests.

Your ticket includes a $45 dining credit towards food and drinks purchased on the evening, making your ticket (almost) free.

Reserve your spot now - Then bring your appetite, sense of humour, and join us for a night of conversation, cuisine and, of course, wine!

Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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WRITING WORKSHOP: "Free-ish" supportive small-group led by published author

WRITING WORKSHOP: "Free-ish" supportive small-group led by published author

Apr 28, 1:00pm - Apr 28, 3:00pm+8May 26, 1:00pm - May 26, 3:00pmJun 23, 1:00pm - Jun 23, 3:00pmJul 28, 1:00pm - Jul 28, 3:00pmAug 18, 1:00pm - Aug 18, 3:00pmSep 22, 1:00pm - Sep 22, 3:00pmOct 20, 1:00pm - Oct 20, 3:00pmNov 24, 1:00pm - Nov 24, 3:00pmDec 22, 1:00pm - Dec 22, 3:00pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Join us for a small group Writing Workshop led by a published author, where you can unleash your creativity and improve your skills.

Small Group Active Writing Workshop Led by Published Author
Join us for our small-group interactive writing workshop at Life's Too Short Bar in East Melbourne, VIC, Australia . Led by published author Sigrid de Castella, this workshop is perfect for aspiring writers looking to sharpen their skills and gain valuable insights.
During this in-person event, you'll have the opportunity to learn from an experienced author who will guide you through various writing exercises and techniques. Whether you're a beginner or have some writing experience, this workshop will provide you with the tools and inspiration to take your writing to the next level.

Your ticket includes a $10 voucher towards drinks and/or food you wish to purchase on the day, making your ticket (almost) free. There are fine vintage wines, cocktails, beer, plenty of non-alcoholic options, and great coffee to enjoy.
Discover new techniques to amplify your story-telling and perhaps even create the start of a great new work. Engage in discussions, receive personalized feedback, and connect with fellow writers in a supportive and collaborative environment.
Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to improve your writing skills.

Reserve your spot now and get ready to unleash your creativity!

Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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POETRY & PROSE: Readings "FREEish" in Historic Bluestone Cellar c1854

POETRY & PROSE: Readings "FREEish" in Historic Bluestone Cellar c1854

Apr 28, 3:30pm - Apr 28, 5:30pm+8May 26, 3:30pm - May 26, 5:30pmJun 23, 3:30pm - Jun 23, 5:30pmJul 28, 3:30pm - Jul 28, 5:30pmAug 18, 3:30pm - Aug 18, 5:30pmSep 22, 3:30pm - Sep 22, 5:30pmOct 20, 3:30pm - Oct 20, 5:30pmNov 24, 3:30pm - Nov 24, 5:30pmDec 22, 3:30pm - Dec 22, 5:30pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Get ready for a heartwarming afternoon of readings in a cool, historic cellar - and guess what? It won't cost you a dime (well, almost!)

Poetry & Prose readings in Melbourne's Historic Bluestone Cellar c1854

Join us for our captivating poetry and prose readings at the Life's Too Short Bar, located a stone's throw from Melbourne's CBD in the heart of East Melbourne.

Immerse yourself in the intimate atmosphere of the historic cellar, surrounded by artwork, where talented local writers will share their work. Experience the power of words as they come to life in this unique setting. Let the enchanting ambience and the rhythmic flow of the readings transport you to another world.

It doesn't matter whether you're a seasoned poetry professional, enthusiast or simply curious; it just matters that you're passionate about your craft. Rest assured, this event promises to be one of inspiration and creativity.

Your ticket includes a $10 voucher towards drinks and/or food you wish to purchase on the day, making your ticket (almost) free. There are fine vintage wines, cocktails, beer, plenty of non-alcoholic options, and great coffee to enjoy.

So why not escape the hustle and bustle of the city and indulge in the magic of literature? Our Poetry & Prose is the perfect opportunity to connect with fellow literature lovers and celebrate the beauty of language.

Don't miss out on this unforgettable afternoon of artistic expression.

Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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CHEESE, CHOCOLATE & WINE: Matching with Chef Sigrid

CHEESE, CHOCOLATE & WINE: Matching with Chef Sigrid

May 4, 3:00pm - May 4, 5:00pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Join us for an epic session featuring a mouthwatering exploration of dairy-free cheese, and chocolate matched to fine back-vintage wines

CHEESE & WINE: Vegan-friendly, Dairy-free edition Matching with Chef Sigrid

Join us for a delicious afternoon of cheese, chocolate and wine pairing at Life's Too Short Bar in East Melbourne. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds as we explore the perfect combinations of artisan cheese from Artisa in Tasmania , and Chocolate from Pana Chocolate matched to a selection of exquisite back-vintage wines.

This in-person event will take place at the charming Life's Too Short Bar in Tribeca Arcade on Victoria Parade. Don't miss out on this opportunity to satisfy your love of fine cheese and chocolate and discover the wonderful world of wine matching.

Grab your friends and come indulge in this fun and informative event!


Sample Line Up:
Artisa Tamar Truffle| DOCG Prosecco (Italy) Artisa Gladstone Smoked | 2017 Riesling (Germany) Artisa Tasman Black | 2020 Pinot Noir (NZ) Green & Black 80% Dark | 2020 GSM (SA) Green & Black Maya Gold | 2015 Shiraz (VIC) Pana Mint | 2017 Cabernet (VIC) NOTE: The cheeses featured are predominately cashew-based. Those with nut intolerances and allergies should determine if this event is right for them. This is a gluten-free and coeliac-safe menu. The cheese and wines may change due to availability and what's perfectly ripe and in stock. All wines are minimum 50ml pours.

Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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28 interested
PRIVATE CELLAR: Marsanne or Viognier?

PRIVATE CELLAR: Marsanne or Viognier?

May 11, 6:30pm - May 11, 10:30pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Join us for a fun night of tasting and reminiscing about all things Marsanne, Viognier, and their blends at our exclusive private dinner!

MARSANNE OR VIOGNIER?
An Exploration of Varietal and Vintage

Join us for a special once-only Marsanne & Viognier Exploration ! Join our sommelier, Antony Anderson (WSET4), for a delightful evening of exploring the history, flavours and blending of these beloved wines over a perfectly matched 4-course dinner.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to indulge in six wines from five top wineries, and expand your palate. The event will be held at Life's Too Short Bar located in Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia.

Grab your ticket and get ready to sup, sip, savor, and socialize in a cozy atmosphere surrounded by fellow wine enthusiasts.
See you there!

The Line Up:
BRACKET 1 2016 Rutherglen Estate Shelley's Block Marsanne Viognier Roussanne Gravalax, Preserved Lemon Neufchâtel, Blinis (gf) BRACKET 2 2015 Yalumba The Virgilius Viognier 2015 Mathilde Viognier Marsanne Hot Smoked Salmon Croquettes, Garlic Aioli (gf) BRACKET 3 2011 Yeringberg Viognier 2010 Yeringberg Marsanne Rousanne Norwegian Salmon Rösti, Hollandaise, Salad (gf) BRACKET 4 2005 Chateau Tahbilk Marsanne Artisan Cheese & accompaniments (gf/v) Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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SECRETS of Gluten Free Sourdough Bread Making Class

SECRETS of Gluten Free Sourdough Bread Making Class

May 18, 12:30pm - May 18, 4:00pm+1Jun 29, 12:30pm - Jun 29, 4:00pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Join Sous Chef Nevra and learn the secrets of gluten-free sourdough, and get your hands on our secret recipe and 16yo starter to take home.

SOUS CHEF NEVRA'S
Secrets of Sourdough Breadmaking


Learn the secrets of gluten free bread making with Sous Chef Nevra. Over three hours you'll learn about flours, proofing and our secret additives to make delicious artisan loaves.

Watch a sourdough bread making demonstration and then get your hands dirty making your own Brazilian cheese breads. While the loaves are cooking, you’ll enjoy a glass of wine, artisan salamis and your very own cheese breads.

You’ll also take home a mini-loaf to enjoy, our 16-year-old gluten-free sourdough starter , a pack of our signature gluten-free bread mix, our secret bread recipe, and instructions on how to care for your starter, so you can continue to make your own delicious breads at home.

Don't miss out on this delicious opportunity to explore all you ever wanted to know about sourdough breadmaking. The event will be held at Life's Too Short Bar located in Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia.

Disclaimer: We use a 16-year-old sourdough starter converted to gluten-free in January 2022. Untested part-per-million are likely negligible, and many coeliacs have enjoyed our gluten-free sourdoughs without repercussion, but we do need to advise that trace elements of gluten may be present and, as such, you need to determine whether this class is right for you.

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Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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SOMMELIER'S TABLE: Wine Degustation Dinner

SOMMELIER'S TABLE: Wine Degustation Dinner

May 18, 7:00pm - May 18, 10:30pm+1Jun 22, 7:00pm - Jun 22, 10:30pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Get ready for an unforgettable journey of "oenology" at our Sommelie's Table, a wine-focussed degustation dinner.

GRAB YOUR SEAT AT OUR SOMMELIER'S TABLE
Wine degustation, plus four-course dinner

Join us for an unforgettable experience and indulge in our unique wine degustation consisting of eight back-vintage (old) wines matched to four delicious courses by the chefs at Life's Too Short Bar.

Our talented sommelier, Antony Anderson, will guide you on a oenologic journey around Australia and the world, with cellared wines that are drinking perfectly now and will surely delight you. Coupled with interesting wine facts and stories from his wine travels, this event will surely delight wine afficionados and foodies alike.

Located at Tribeca Arcade on Victoria Parade, our cozy venue in Melbourne's old historic cellar c.1854 provides the perfect setting for this in-person event which also includes a matched starter, main, cheese and dessert.

Gab your ticket and come join our communal table limited to just 8 people, where you can also make some new friends. You won't want to miss out on this rare opportunity to savour this unique experience.
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Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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PRIVATE CELLAR: Shiraz ~ Heathcote vs Barossa

PRIVATE CELLAR: Shiraz ~ Heathcote vs Barossa

Jun 1, 6:30pm - Jun 1, 10:30pm

412 Victoria Parade,#Shop 2,East Melbourne,3002,AU Map

Join us for a fun night of tasting and reminiscing about all things Shiraz at our Heathcote versus Barossa Retrospective event!

SHIRAZ:
Heathote versus Barossa

Join us for a special once-only Shiraz Retrospective ! Join our sommelier, Antony Anderson (WSET4), for a delightful evening of exploring the history and flavours of this beloved wine from Heathcote and the Barossa Valley over a perfectly matched 3-course dinner.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to indulge in six wines from five top wineries, and expand your palate. The event will be held at Life's Too Short Bar located in Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia.

Grab your ticket and get ready to sup, sip, savor, and socialize in a cozy atmosphere surrounded by fellow wine enthusiasts.
See you there!

The Line Up:
BRACKET 1 2010 Glen Eldon Dry Bore Shiraz 2010 Sanguine Estate Shiraz Venison, Blackberry, Kumera Mash (gf) BRACKET 2 2009 Saltram Mamre Brook Shiraz 2009 Sanguine Estate Progeny Shiraz Beef Cheeks, Sticky Shiraz Jus, Roast Vegetable Medley (gf) BRACKET 3 2006 Richmond Grove Limited Release Shiraz 2006 Heathcote Estate Single Vineyard Shiraz Artisan Cheddars & accompaniments (gf/v) Location: Tribeca Arcade, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
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